CLC Winter School starts off with speech from Carole James


 

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Todd Wong (CUPE 391 Vancouver Library Workers) with Carole James, NDP leader, and Judy Darcy – president of HEU (Hospital Employees Union).
 
The Canadian Labour Congress has organized Winter School for 32 years at Harrsion Hot Springs Resort.  This was my first time attending, as I am still on my first year being on the executive of CUPE 391 Vancouver Library Workers, as a member-at-large.
 
I was enrolled in the course, “Unions in the Community.” Even though I am recognized by many people as a community leader, and community organizer, I learned many things about community organizing.  I was amazed at the depth and involvement of my class mates in their communities and union locals.
 

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On Monday, the first day of classes began.   The evening featured a speech by BC NDP leader, Carole James.442
Carole talked with Fred Kay, a retired long shore man, and veteran of the CLC Winter School.
 

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It's always a pleasure to catch up with Jenny Kwan, MLA for Vancouver Mount Pleasant.

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